letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Tulip – 3 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 3 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tulip
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Honest Harry     					Newby the 3 Sept[ember] 1713

      I perceive by y[our]s of the 28th that Mr Loraine had 10 tun & 6 q[uarter]s of lead at the Mill, so the Inclosed letter to W[illiam] Low[e]s is to pay him for the 10 tun, you write me likewise that George Kell the plomer hath got 3 pigs of lead weighing four hundred two quarters & two pound w[hi]ch is but indiferent weight, am very glad the acc[oun]t you give me of the groves I hope Gerrard Dobson bargaine will continue good for a long time, w[hi]ch I heartily wish. I cannot pay the lead Carriers till the 2 q[uarter]s of lead be found, so if they be willing to deduct for the 2 q[uarter]s lead will ord[e]r W[illia]m Low[e]s to pay their money, & if they are found amongst the undertakers lead shall pay them their money againe, upon Receipt of this letter do you pay the 20 Shillings concerning the Wall Dumm

      I thank you for your kind Inquiring after my leg I thank God it is almost perfectly well, give my Service & thanks to the person that writes y[ou]r letters & I desire he will write always y[ou]r letters when there is Occasion & he will very much oblige me I am

      Honest Harry y[ou]r assured Friend to Serve you

assoon as this comes to hand send Loraine away to W[illia]m Low[e]s w[i]th his letter – let me know what I am Indebted to the Carriage men for the last lead they brought down

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467